Here are some frequently asked questions about the race:

Pre-Event: How do I enter?
Please select ‘home’ and click 'enter' once online entry is available
Pre-Event: How much is it to enter?
£15.50 for runners affiliated with Scottish Athletics / £17.50 for runners not affiliated with Scottish Athletics
Pre-Event: When is the online entry closing date?
Pre-Event: Can I enter on the day?
This is not recommended as on the day entry cannot be guaranteed, however we will strive to help anyone that wants to run the race
Pre-Event: Is there an age restriction?
Yes, 15+ years of age as recommend by Scottish Athletics
Pre-Event: What is the race route?
Please select ‘home’ and click view route (next to entry).
Pre-Event: Am I insured for the event?
If you have a valid SA membership you are automatically insured / if you are not a member of SA, part of your payment will be used for insurance. Please be aware if you select the £15.50 entry fee and you are not a member of SA you will not be insured
Pre-Event: What will I receive in my race pack?
All runners will receive a race pack including their race number and an information letter. Each number also contains your chip for that race, please look after this carefully and do not bend, crease or fold it. You must wear it on the front of your running top so our MC can give you a mention and be recognised as an official runner. Please add your personal details to the space provided on the rear or your number – this is essential information for us in case of an incident.
Pre-Event: My race pack doesn’t contain everything, what should I do?
Please email [email protected] or call 01389 753557
Pre-Event: I have misplaced all or part of my race pack, can I still take part?
Yes, please email [email protected] or call 01389 753557. If you forget your race pack on the day, visit our information area and StuWeb will do their best to provide a new race number and timing chip. A charge of £1 will be enforced for the new number and timing chip.
Pre-Event: Can I amend my personal details?
Please log into your StuWeb account.
Pre-Event: I have registered but I am now unable to take part?
Please email [email protected] to confirm your non-attendance. You cannot pass your entry to another person without prior agreement from WDL
Pre-Event: Can I run with my dog?
No, the race is a permitted event run under Scottish Athletics event rules, this means you can’t run with dogs.
Pre-Event: Can I run with a buggy?
No as per Scottish Athletics event rules there will be no unauthorised wheeled devices permitted on the course.
Pre-Event: Is it a tough course?
The course involves an initial incline through the stunning surroundings of Balloch Castle Country Park. The rest of the route is relatively flat. We have adopted a new road-crossing free route, using more of Balloch Country Park and the River path.
Race Day: Where is the start/finish?
Moss O’ Balloch at 10am (G83 8LE)
Race Day: What time should I arrive at?
You should arrive no later than 9:30am at Moss O’ Balloch site. You should then assemble at the starting area no later than 9:50am. Please listen to announcements by officials to ensure a smooth start
Race Day: Where should I gather before the race?
The start will be split into estimated finishing times, so please take your place in relation in your own time to avoid congestion. Faster runners to the front, slower runners to the back.
Race Day: Is there parking?
Parking is at Loch Lomond Shores over spill car park – please be considerate to our neighbours when parking. The event can also be very easily reached by bus or train to Balloch Central. Moss O’ Balloch is a two minute walk away from Balloch Central.
Race Day: Is there changing facilities available?
No, please arrive ready to run. There are public toilets very close by
Race Day: What do I need to bring on the day?
You need to bring along your race number and attach it to the front of your t-shirt using safety pins
Race Day: Do I need to check in on the day?
No, if you have pre-entered and have your race number you just turn up and get ready to run
Race Day: Will there be toilets?
Yes there will be portoloos and public toilets available
Race Day: Can I give my runner number to someone else?
No, your race number is a specific personal identifier and may not be exchanged or transferred to any other person unless authorised by WD Leisure.
Race Day: Is there first aid available?
Yes, First aid will be available at the start/finish as well as being mobile throughout the route
Race Day: Is there a water station situated on the route?
Yes, there will be one water station after the 6km mark
Race Day: What happens if I can’t finish the race?
Alert the nearest marshal available, who will contact support services
Race Day: Is the distance highlighted throughout the route?
Yes, there will be markers at each Kilometre
Race Day: Is there a warm up?
Yes, however it is still recommended that runners also do their own specific warm up routines.
Race Day: How will I know my finishing time?
Your personal race chip will go live as you cross the start line. Results from the race will be posted on our own 10K website and on There will be a service located near the finish line where you can enter your race number to note your time
Race Day: Is there food and drink available?
There will be breakfast rolls available to purchase on site as well as many local cafés and restaurants nearby
Other: What are the prize categories?
There will be prizes for various categories. Details of the specific prize fund will be announced nearer the event date
Other: I am interested in volunteering, who do I contact?
We rely on a huge number of local people and would appreciate further help and support. Please contact [email protected]
Other: Where is the best place to support runners?
Please see route map. The Balloch area provides best viewing for runners starting and finishing
Other: What will I receive in my goody bag?
All runners will receive a technical running t-shirt, medal, bottle of water, mars bar and other promotions